Tuque

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tuque A kind of warm cap winter wear, made from a knit bag with closed tapered ends by pushing one end within the other, thus making a conical cap of double thickness. "Picturesque fellow with tuques , red sashes, and fur coats."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tuque A cap worn in Canada. See the quotation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tuque tūk a Canadian cap made by tucking in one tapered end of a long cylindrical bag, closed at both ends.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Canadian F. See Toque
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. toque.

Usage

In literature:

Tu mihi dulcis amor, te modo plango pater... Nomina jungo simul titulis, clarissime, nostra Adrianus, Carolus, rex ego, tuque pater.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 5" by Edward Gibbon
You knew perhaps that he was foreman in a shanty above La Tuque, on the Vermilion River.
"Maria Chapdelaine" by Louis Hemon
On our heads we had knitted tuques, and on our hands mittens and gloves.
"On Canada's Frontier" by Julian Ralph
Tempera jam genitor lacrimis, tuque, O optima mater, Desine jam flere: poenam non sentio mortis.
"Roman Sepulchral Inscriptions" by John Kenrick
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